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Thursday, January 5, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Drug Policy Alliance Launching Campaign to “Just Say No” to Jeff Sessions for Attorney General (Marijuana Industry News)

// Maine medical marijuana dispensaries want early entry to recreational market (Bangor Daily News)

// A quarter of Canadian pot users admit to driving while high (iPolitics)


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// This Colorado county not backing down: will take pot sales tax battle to state Supreme Court (Cannabist)

// Proposed changes to medical marijuana rules aren’t enough, patients say (Boston Globe)

// Million-square-foot marijuana growing facility to open this fall in Massachusetts (Mass Live)

// Over two thousand applications submitted for cannabis cultivation permits (KRCR 7 ABC)

// You can’t grow legal weed in Rhode Island yet – but you can now grow hemp (Cannabist)

// Home delivery of medical pot only certain thing as new medicinal marijuana laws go into effect (Jacksonville.com)

// Macon lawmaker wants public vote on medical cannabis (Macon.com)


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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maine Marijuana Legalization Takes Effect On January 30th (Weed News)

// BDS Analytics Replaces New Frontier as Arcview Data Partner (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Governor Shumlin issues nearly 200 pardons for minor marijuana convictions (Vermont Biz)


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// Marijuana Sales Totaled $6.7 Billion In 2016 (Forbes)

// District Attorney Kim Ogg: No jail for marijuana misdemeanors (CW 39)

// Medical marijuana commission decides $100,000 cultivation license fee (KATV 7 ABC)

// Free marijuana to be handed out Inauguration Day (USA Today)

// Olympic Athlete Challenging US Travel Ban for Past Marijuana Use (Marijuana Industry News)

// Artist who made Hollywood sign read ‘Hollyweed’ was planning prank for weeks (NY Daily News)

// Republican Senator Attacks Elizabeth Warren Over Marijuana (Marijuana.com)


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Friday, December 23, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Maine governor Paul LePage

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Friday, December 23, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Governor wants secretary of state to investigate voters (WLBZ 2 NBC)

// Legalizing Marijuana on Connecticut Legislature’s Agenda Despite Malloy’s Concerns (Greenwich Patch)

// Court ruling a setback for prosecutors in medical pot DUI cases (Tucson.com)


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// What legal states need to know about sketchy pot tax predictions (Cannabist)

// NEW REPORT: Massachusetts Marijuana Sales to Top $1 Billion by 2020 (Marijuana Industry News)

// Weed delivery: Portland commissioners OK licensing for ‘marijuana retail couriers’ (KATU 2 )

// Canopy Growth Closes Canada’s Biggest Cannabis Financing of 2016 (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Retailers reporting strong marijuana sales for the holidays (USA Today)

// Rx-marijuana growers to be merit-selected (Arkansas Online)

// 6th-Straight 2016 Poll Shows Majority Supports Marijuana Legalization (Weed News)


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Thursday, December 22, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 22, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// After legalization, teen marijuana use drops sharply in Colorado (Washington Post)

// Court: Medical marijuana law trumps law on transporting pot (Wood TV 8)

// Raimondo says legalized pot could add up to $15M to state coffers in first year (Providence Journal)


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// Philadelphia, neighboring counties, to host many of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries (Elevated Nation)

// State licenses for marijuana growing set at 5 (Arkansas Online)

// Dispensaries Restocking Shelves; Patients Renewing Registration (Valley Press Independent)

// NEW REPORT: Colorado Marijuana Sales Continue to Soar, Top $2 Billion by 2020 (Yahoo Finance)

// Nevada’s marijuana registration system back online after 1 week shutdown (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

// ACLU, patient group to challenge state’s ‘burdensome’ medical marijuana regulations (Providence Journal)

// 7th medical marijuana license approved by Florida Department of Health (WPTV 5 NBC)


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Monday, December 19, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A chicken doll looks up at the sky as if to expect it to fall.

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Monday, December 19, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// The Sky’s Not Falling! Media Misreporting DEA on CBD “Illegality” (Cashinbis)

// Opponents drop recount effort, acknowledge that Maine voters approved legalized marijuana (Portland Press Herald)

// Marijuana advocates hand out free pot in front of State House (Worcester Business Journal)


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// ‘Prince’ and ‘Princess of Pot’ arrested and released in Montreal dispensary raids (The Star)

// California City to charge $141 a year to issue permits for residents wanting to grow marijuana at home (Inquisitr)

// State Approves St. Francis Hospital Research Into Marijuana As Alternative To Opioid Painkillers (Hartford Courant)

// This Colorado dollhouse shop is selling unique ‘vases’ – a.k.a. mini bongs (Cannabist)

// N.H. Senate minority leader to propose marijuana legalization bill (Concord Monitor)

// This Colorado county may have to return $500K in marijuana taxes collected to fund scholarships (Cannabist)

// CU Boulder researchers receive state grant to study high-potency marijuana effects (CU Boulder)


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Friday, December 16, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Friday, December 16, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Senators ask Treasury to help ease MJ industry’s banking issues (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Oklahoma Court Asks: Can State OK Medical Marijuana? (Marijuana.com)

// LePage: After legalization, Maine should ‘get rid’ of medical marijuana (Bangor Daily News)


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// DNC Chair Candidate Keith Ellison: “Crazy” to Jail Folks for Marijuana (Weed News)

// Malloy Blasts Legalizing Recreational Marijuana (Hartford Courant)

// With Marijuana Legal In Mass., Hydroponic Equipment Stores Expecting A Boom (WBUR)

// Delaware looks to end lifetime ban to public aid for those with drug convictions (News Works)

// Marijuana is legal, in California but Prop. 64 won’t help you in a custody battle (Orange County Register)

// Ohio’s draft medical cannabis rules call for up to 40 dispensaries (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Cannabis Software Provider Whaxy to Merge with MassRoots (New Cannabis Ventures)


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Monday, December 12, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

A big jar of Purple Diesel marijuana.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Monday, December 12, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Maryland unveils 102 dispensary license winners (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Nobel Peace Prize: Santos calls for ‘rethink’ of war on drug (BBC News)

// Congressmen launch joint political effort to pass marijuana laws (KIVI 6 News ABC)


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// The People Who Sell You Legal Weed Don’t Know Enough About It (Vice Motherboard)

// Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds (CBS SFBay Area)

// Former Insys Officials Charged in Scheme to Push Its Painkiller (New York Times)

// Head Of Oregon’s Marijuana Lab-Accrediting Program To Step Down (Oregon Public Broadcasting)

// Atlanta medical marijuana company raises $15 million (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

// Implementing recreational pot rules won’t tax Nevada’s budget, officials say (Las Vegas Review Journal)

// Chauncey Billups Says NBA Should Lift Its Weed Ban, Claims Some Former Teammates Played Better Stoned (Complex Sports)


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Thursday, December 8, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Trump Homeland Security Pick Opposes Legal Marijuana (Marijuana.com)

// Judge clears the way for Montana medical-marijuana patients to get new providers (KTVQ 2 )

// Colorado Planning Crackdown on Homegrown Cannabis (Leafly)


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// Marijuana legalization opponents criticized for coming up short on volunteers at start of recount (Portland Press Herald)

// New Market: Smooth rollout expected for Arkansas MMJ industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Anchorage marijuana shop first to complete final inspections; sets opening date (KTUU 2 )

// Head of Alaska’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office to step down (Alaska Dispatch News)

// Leamington grower Aphria has huge multimillion-dollar recreational pot plans (Windsor Star)

// Toronto Board of Health Wants Canada’s Pharmacies to Sell MMJ (Marijuana Industry News)

// NEW REPORT: Arizona Marijuana Sales to Top $681 Million by 2020 Despite Failure of Prop. 205 (Marijuana Industry News)


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Friday, December 2, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

New York City skyline with the Empire State Building lit up in green light.

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Friday, December 2, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// New York adds chronic pain to medical cannabis conditions list (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Court of Appeals hears arguments on use of marijuana smell to justify police search (Baltimore Sun)

// Marijuana task force submits report outlining framework for legal system (The Globe and Mail)


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// Minnesota OKs using medical marijuana for PTSD (Minnesota StarTribune)

// World’s largest cannabis facility being built in Leduc (Metro News)

// Canada flower growers turn to weed ahead of pot legalization (Business Insider)

// GW Pharma Unit Greenwich Biosciences to Present Epidiolex Data at American Society of Epilepsy Annual Meeting (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary raises $5M in second round of financing (Pacific Business News)

// Votes for marijuana lift warehouse rents (Arkansas Online)

// Marijuana-focused firm gets tepid response in NYSE debut (Marijuana Business Daily)


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Thursday, December 1, 2016 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

President Obama on the front cover to Time is held up in front of someone's face lounging on the couch.

Marijuana Today Daily Headlines
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Curated by host Shea Gunther

// Do Obama’s Last-Minute Marijuana Comments Signal Big Moves? (Marijuana.com)

// DC Advocates Take Their Case to Jeff Sessions- and He Listens. Sort of. (Leafly)

// Canopy Growth to acquire rival weed producer in $430M deal (CTV News)


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// Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries (Capital Press)

// Report argues new Oregon testing rules are straining pot supply (Statesman Journal)

// OrganiGram Moves Forward with 9 Million Gram Capacity Addition (New Cannabis Ventures)

// Canada May Face Marijuana Shortage When It’s Legalized: Canaccord (Huffington Post)

// Colorado hemp industry moves ahead after seed certification (Marijuana Business Daily)

// New Market: Humble beginnings expected for North Dakota’s medical marijuana industry (Marijuana Business Daily)

// Scotts Miracle-Gro Boosts Cannabis Exposure by Taking Control of AeroGrow International (New Cannabis Ventures)


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